Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Saturday, 01 November 2014
1959 On July - 23 vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On this day in history 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on July - 23.
1964 On this day in history jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 On July - 23 beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on July - 23.
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on July - 23.
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on July - 23.
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on this day in history.
1967 On July - 23 race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on July - 23.
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on this day in history.
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on July - 23.
1971 On this day in history van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 Eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France on July - 23.
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on this day in history.
1973 On July - 23 ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on July - 23.
1974 Greek military dictatorship collapses on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on this day in history.
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on July - 23.
1977 On July - 23 washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 On July - 23 rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on July - 23.
1979 On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
1979 On this day in history keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 On this day in history river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter